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Is it on it's way out already? I've just bought it back in december 11 2010. I sent an RMA ticket to xfx earlier today so I hope to hear back tomorrow or something.

edit: forgot to add details, it makes this noise whenever I play games, stress test


Edited by mekaw - 1/16/11 at 8:27pm
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post #2 of 10
Yeah something going on with it. That's for sure.
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post #3 of 10
next rap song by eminem

Ya RMA that thing, don't risk your system
post #4 of 10
Needs a lozenge. Kind of raspy.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by jellis142 View Post
Needs a lozenge. Kind of raspy.
I'm sure pouring some warm tea with honey on it would solve the problem.
    
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post #6 of 10
Ive heard of cap sqeeling but that..
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post #7 of 10
sounds like something touching the fan a popped or humid capacitor.
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post #8 of 10
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my room can't be humid, it's damn warm in here right now.
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post #9 of 10
Humidity is the amount of water vapor in the air. Absolute humidity is the quantity of water vapor in a given volume of air, expressed by mass. Specific humidity is a ratio of mass quantities of water vapor to dry air, such as 1:200, for example. Relative humidity is how much water vapor can possibly be held by the air, in its current condition of temperature and pressure. High humidity makes people feel hotter outside in the summer because it reduces the effectiveness of sweating to cool the body by reducing the evaporation of perspiration from the skin.

So it's possible... anyways not a normal sound out of a psu, check to see if there's a wire being hit by the fan, if not continue your rma.
post #10 of 10
It's raining hard in Burnaby right now. I wouldn't be surprised if that's what's doing it. I live in East Burnaby and it's coming down pretty hard. Either way, I would just RMA it. Don't try to open it up and void your warranty/hurt yourself.
    
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